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Qatar slams Saudi, allies terrorism list as 'baseless'

The U.S.is in a delicate position with Qatar, particularly given the significant American troop presence at several military bases. The attack allegedly attributed false statements in a story publi...

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Shivraj observes fast to restore 'peace', Congress slams him

Shivraj observes fast to restore 'peace', Congress slams him

After Chouhan reached Dussehra Maidan he addressed his cabinet and other leaders and also held a discussion with them. I welcome all farmers to come there for resolving the impasse peacefully throug...

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Curfew In Srinagar Day After Hizbul Commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat Killed

However, miscreants pelted stones on security yesterday in which some persons were injured. Restrictions under Section 144 CrPc were imposed in Ganderbal, Badgam, Bandipora and Kupwara in north Kash...

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Saudi, allies issue Qatar-linked 'terrorism' list

Saudi, allies issue Qatar-linked 'terrorism' list

The statement added that Qatar does not support terrorist groups. By Tuesday, Donald Trump took to Twitter - and he made the crisis between two USA allies a lot worse. "I came today because of...

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BJP ordered to open fire at farmers; we can't be blamed: Congress

BJP ordered to open fire at farmers; we can't be blamed: Congress

However, Congress leader Sachin Pilot said in Mumbai his party will never instigate violence for political benefits and demanded that the video should be investigated for authenticity. The videos em...

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France confirms death of second citizen in London Bridge attack

France confirms death of second citizen in London Bridge attack

All others who had been arrested have been released without facing charges. The couple, who were visiting London for the weekend, were walking south over London Bridge around the time the att...

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Hawaii becomes first state to enact legislation aligning with Paris Agreement

But that doesn't mean Trump's move can't complicate things here. We were glad to see our North Country congresswoman Elise Stefanik call Trump's decision "misguided" and "a mistake" that "harms the ...

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Aid group anxious Qatar dispute may affect Gaza

Hamas has denied reports its officials have been expelled from Qatar. Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir also said Qatar needed to end its support for Hamas before ties with other Arab ...

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Melbourne attack an act of terrorism, Australian police say

The prime minister described Monday's attack in Melbourne, which left terrorist Yacqub Khayre dead following a shootout with officers, as a shocking and cowardly crime. He also shot a man dead in th...

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Amit Shah calls Mahatma Gandhi 'clever baniya'; Congress seeks apology

Amit Shah calls Mahatma Gandhi 'clever baniya'; Congress seeks apology

Amit Shah had reportedly said that Mahatma Gandhi was a " chatur baniya ", who knew that Congress was a tool to fight for freedom and suggested that the party be dissolved after Independence. "He had ...

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Germany urges steps to defuse crisis in Gulf region

Germany urges steps to defuse crisis in Gulf region

While liberal compared to much of the Middle East, the UAE has tough cybercrime and slander laws under which people can be arrested, imprisoned and deported for taking photographs without the consen...

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Trump, Tillerson send mixed messages on Qatar

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain led a string of countries that this week cut ties with Qatar over what they say is the emirate's financing of extremist groups and its ...

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Militant killed as forces foil infiltration bid in Kashmir

Earlier on Friday, the Army had claimed foiling an infiltration bid in Gwalta area of Uri sector of neighbouring Baramulla district after killing six militants. "One terrorist has been killed and the ...

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United Kingdom terror threat now at 'completely different' level

Police have named two of the London Bridge attack suspects as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane . Among Butt's extremists contacts in the United Kingdom was a British al-Muhajiroun figure ...

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British PM loses majority but battles to stay on

With talks due to start in Brussels in ten days time, Mr Tusk said it was their "urgent task" to get on with the negotiations in "the best possible spirit". Rachel Sheard, who was casting her vote nea...

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USA reviews role in UN Human Rights Council

Zeid called out members such as Venezuela , Egypt, Nigeria and the Philippines for blocking multiple United Nations expert visits to these human rights hot spots. As it stands, regional blocs nomin...

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Islamic State threatens attacks in Saudi Arabia

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards on Wednesday vowed revenge for twin attacks by the Islamic State group in Tehran , and said Washington and Riyadh were "involved". Last year, Iranian authorit...

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"Comey is a leaker!" - Trump fights back against former Federal Bureau of Investigation head's testimony

Shortly after Comey's testimony ended on Thursday, Kasowitz said Trump felt vindicated in an (error-filled) written statement . In the congressional hearing, Mr Comey testified that Mr Tru...

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Pressure on S Africa's Zuma as ANC leadership meets

Pressure on S Africa's Zuma as ANC leadership meets

Zuma is facing mounting pressure against him within the ANC, opposition parties and civil society, since he sacked Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan in March. The newspapers didn't say where they got...

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Venezuelans 'outraged' at Goldman Sachs

Venezuelans 'outraged' at Goldman Sachs

According to the Journal's report, its asset-management division last week shelled out $ 865 million for the $2.8 billion in bonds maturing in 2022, implying a price of 31 cents on the dollar and a...

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Trump tweets on Comey, declares 'total vindication'

Comey said that as of May, when he was sacked, Trump was not personally under FBI investigation - offering, finally, the public acknowledgment Trump had been requesting so assiduously. Comey pointed o...

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Iran leaders accuse US, Saudis of supporting attacks

The terrorist acts which led to the "martyrdom and injury" of the Iranians is "a clear sign of enmity" of the mercenaries of global arrogance against the Iranian nation, Khamenei said in a condolence ...

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Trump blames Qatar for funding terror

Trump blames Qatar for funding terror

Trump added that "all reference was pointing to Qatar". So we had a decision to make. "I decided. the time had come to call on Qatar to end its funding". Tillerson said Qatar has a history of suppo...

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Will not surrender: Qatar minister on terrorist list issued by Saudi, allies

Tillerson began his remarks at the State Department with a tough message for Qatar to "be responsive to the concerns of its neighbors". QATAR'S foreign minister rejected attempts to interfere in...

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Iran arrests two suspects linked to attacks in Tehran

Iranian leaders accused the United States and Saudi Arabia on Friday of supporting the dual Islamic State-claimed attacks that killed 17 people in Tehran this week, as thousands of Iranians atte...

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Parliament attackers have no links with Islam, Sunnis: Iran

The Islamic State claimed responsibility and threatened more attacks against Iran's majority-Shi'ite population, seen by the hardline Sunni militants as heretics. Iranian state TV said the Intellig...

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Tillerson calls on Arab nations to ease blockade on Qatar

Tillerson calls on Arab nations to ease blockade on Qatar

The dispute has sparked the worst diplomatic crisis in the Arab world in years and raised fears it will cause further instability in an already-volatile region. "The four countries agreed on categoriz...

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UK's chaotic general election was a historic moment for women

The Conservative party has the most MPs who were privately educated: 45 per cent of Tories went to private schools. Sunder Katwala, Director of independent thinktank British Future, said: "The 201...

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Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after UK vote

Now that it made a decision to jump ship, it seems it can't get its act together to actually leave. She instead not only failed to build up her position but lost the majority altogether. Then in April...

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Japan's parliament clears way for emperor's abdication

Japan's parliament clears way for emperor's abdication

Kurando: Well, the main reason is the Emperor's age. The popular 83-year-old monarch shocked the country in 2016 summer when he signalled his desire to take a back seat after almost three decades o...

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DUP who? It's UK's new power-player

In a statement at Downing Street, after returning from Buckingham Palace, where she received the Queen's permission to form a government , May shrugged off a growing backlash in the Conservative ...

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Three family members shot dead in UP

Three family members shot dead in UP

He was seen parking his bike when at least four persons riding two bikes pounce upon him and try to snatch his bag, in which he apparently brought home his day's earnings. "The people seemed to be res...

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Comey friend with memo in contact with Senate panel

Both members of the Senate intelligence committee and other members of congress took to television and social media to share their thoughts on how Comey's testimony may help or hurt Trump amid the...

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Qatar's Al-Jazeera Says Battling Cyber Attack

Trump initially took sides with the Saudi-led group before apparently being nudged into a more even-handed approach when USA defense officials renewed praise of Doha, mindful of the major US military ...

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North Korea Launches Several Anti-Ship Cruise Missiles in Latest Test-Firing

Tension is high on the Korean peninsula as the North has staged two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of past year, showing gradual upgrade in its missile capabilities....

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